File this under item of note in the world of public broadcasting.
The Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC) has been up for a regular license review by Canada’s regulator agency, (deep breath) the Canada Radio-television and Telecommunications...
BBC, CBC, PBS, NPR…anyone familiar with broadcasting and news knows what those letters mean and what product they deliver.
What may be harder for In Box readers to grasp is how much more significance “the Beeb” and CBC hold (held?)...
The latest from the Congressional faction working to eliminate funding for public radio and tv is a proposal to allow money to go to stations but prohibit the use of that money for the purchase or production of programs. Kind of like telling the...
Plattsburgh, NY, Feb 18, 2011 — Debate continued in the House of Representatives late last night on a $1.2 trillion spending bill that carries deep cuts to a number of Federal programs.
Among the $60 billion in cuts is a proposal pushed by House Republicans to eliminate all $430 million in federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
That money subsidizes public television and public radio in the North Country, including North Country Public Radio.
The idea of ending federal support of public broadcasting has some support among Republicans and conservatives here in the region, while others think it would be shortsighted.
Meanwhile, managers of the region's public radio and television stations have been mobilizing their supporters, through announcements on the air and on their websites, against what they describe as an "assault" on public broadcasting.
Jul 29, 2002 — National Public Radio President and CEO Kevin Klose paid a visit to the region to meet with North Country Public Radio staff, members and supporters. Listeners had a rare opportunity to question Klose about NPR programs and policies in a two-hour call-in at the NCPR studio. Go to full article